David Butter spoke to Caabu about the state of the Syrian economy, 5 October 2015. In June 2015, David Butter was the author of a Chatham House report, Syria's Economy: Picking up the Pieces.
This is an audio recording of the presentation.
David Butter is an associate fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House. He has worked extensively on Middle East political, economic and business affairs since the late 1970s, first as a reporter in Beirut for Interpress news agency, and later, in 1984-2000, as a reporter and ultimately editor of Middle East Economic Digest (MEED). In 2002 he moved to the Economist Intelligence Unit, where he became regional director for the Middle East and North Africa. He is currently working on consultancy and freelance journalism assignments on Middle East topics.